chervonets

noun cher·vo·nets \chərˈvȯnə̇ts\
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chervonetz

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tchervonets

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tchervonetz

Definition of chervonets

plural

chervontsi

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chervontzi

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tchervontsi

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tchervontzi

\-ntsē\
  1. 1 :  the gold 10-ruble coin of Soviet Russia authorized by decree in 1922 and first struck in 1923

  2. 2 :  a unit of value equivalent to one gold chervonets designated by law of 1924 as the basic monetary unit of the U.S.S.R. but never such in practice

  3. 3 :  a currency note representing one chervonets

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Origin and Etymology of chervonets

Russian chervonets, alteration of Old Russian červonyi, from Old Polish czerwony golden, purple


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